03/22/2006
19 months and counting: No murders in Lawrence, Mass.

Detective Robert LeFebre, right, searches an unidentified suspect, left, in Lawrence, Tuesday. The chief credits community policing and focusing on the three driving forces behind most killings in the city, drugs, gangs and domestic violence, for what is now a 19-month run without a murder. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)


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